SOURCE: GCube Insurance Services, Inc.

GCube Insurance Services, Inc.

February 07, 2011 09:00 ET

GCube Insurance Services, Inc. Announces John McLane as President

NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - February 7, 2011) - GCube is pleased to announce John McLane has been appointed President of GCube Insurance Services, Inc., the leading provider of insurance services for the renewable energy sector around the globe.

A successful executive with an impressive track record in the insurance industry, Mr. McLane brings over 30 years of operating experience to all facets of insurance and risk financing programs for utility scale renewable energy projects. In 2006, John was named one of the top five energy insurance brokers in the US by Risk & Insurance Magazine.

"We are extremely excited to have John leading our growth and commitment to our North American clients," says Fraser McLachlan, GCube CEO. "John's leadership skills and extensive experience makes him the perfect fit to take us to the next level of success."

"I joined GCube because of its market leadership, technical expertise and legacy in renewable energy power production," says John McLane, President of GCube Insurance Services, Inc. "I am proud to take on this new role and look forward to expanding our risk management solutions and further differentiating GCube from competitors."

Prior to joining GCube, John worked with two regional brokerage firms focused on companies in renewable energy and clean technology. Previously, John was the Power and Utility Practice Leader at Marsh, leading the team of brokers responsible for placing over $1 billion in premium volume within more than 100 markets in the US, London and Bermuda. As Global Steering Committee chair, he led a network of 550 people delivering risk management, consulting service and solutions to electric, gas and water service companies domiciled around the world.

John will continue to represent the company as a member of ACORE's Leadership Council and associate member of the Edison Electric Institute. He is an active member of the Society of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters (CPCU).

John spent seven years in the US Navy Nuclear Submarine Program where his interest and knowledge in power generation first began. A graduate of University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, John will continue to work from the company's New York office.

About GCube
GCube is the leading provider of insurance services for renewable energy projects in wind, solar, biofuels, wave and tidal around the globe. Our specialized focus and robust underwriting authority offers unparalleled property and liability insurance coverage for all construction and operational risks. With over 20 years' experience in the renewable energy sector, we understand the unique exposures of these power generation projects and assist our clients to identify, quantify and mitigate risk efficiently and economically while helping them achieve their business objectives. To learn more about how we can support your insurance coverage requirements, please visit our website at

GCube is comprised of GCube Underwriting Ltd., based in London; and GCube Insurance Services, headquartered in Newport Beach, CA with offices in New York and Minneapolis.

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